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Evangelist admits to be in hiding for fear of his life

Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KJC) bared in a recorded...
Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte gestures a she delivers her speech during the awarding ceremony for search and rescue responders of Masara landslide held at the Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao Headquarters in Km.10, Sasa Wharf, Sasa, Davao City on Wednesday. The vice president has issued a statement saying it has become a practice to attack and throw stones of various issues against the Vice President as the position stands as the main obstacle to those who dream of becoming president. LEAN DAVAL JR

VP stands as main obstacle to those who dream to become president: Sara

Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte understands the second highest position of the land...
A passenger bus, which is part of the Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service (PHABS) of the city government of Davao ahead of the implementation of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS), traverses along E. Quirino Avenue in this undated photo. The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board 11 (LTFRB 11) said on Wednesday that it has already identified two scrapping facilities in Davao City for the HPBS project. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Dads optimistic HPBS will be implemented

Davao City Councilors expressed optimism that despite delays, the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) will...

53,950 rice bags distributed by LGU to Matinian families

In eleven days of rice distribution, the City of Mati LGU has distributed a total...

Agri inputs warehouse, lab open in Malagos

The City Government of Davao, through the City Agriculturist’s Office (CAgrO), on Tuesday inaugurated its...

Apex Mining reiterates Barangay Masara landslide caused by forces of nature

Its stand affirmed by the pronouncement of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau 11 (MGB 11)...
Councilor Conrado Baluran, chair of the Committee on Transportation of the City Council, discusses the details of the proposed Davao Coastal Ferry during the Aprubado sa Konseho media forum at the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City on Tuesday. LEAN DAVAL JR

Davao Coastal Ferry to start operations this year

Davao City Third District Councilor Conrado Baluran, chairperson of the City Council's committee on transportation,...

Davao City sends psychosocial teams to Davao de Oro town

The city government of Davao, through the City Social Welfare and Development Office, sent 14...

10ID honors Maco landslide disaster response teams

The 10th Infantry (Agila) Division awarded the selected personnel involved in the disaster response and...
Mines and Geosciences Bureau 11 (MGB 11) supervising geologist Capter John Tubo (right), together with geologist Allan Mark Abanilla, says during this week's Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City Davao that the presence of fault lines in Davao de Oro and the incessant rains could be among the major contributory factors for the deadly Masara landslide. LEAN DAVAL JR

Presence of fault lines, incessant rains trigger landslide in Bgy. Masara: MGB 11

Blame it on the rains. That in a nutshell, is how Capter John Tubo, supervising geologist...

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

Relevance amid changing times

Social media vs print media will always be an unending debate. New age journalism belonging to...

A Culture of Excellence

If you’re familiar with the best-selling book, “In Search of Excellence,” then you know the...

Remembering Daddy Ram

Greg Deligero, then the associate editor of Edge Davao, invited me to join the new...

Lessons from Aeon Towers: Opportunity in adversity

At first look, nobody believed an iconic building with an architectural masterstroke could even come...

Women at the helm of Davao’s resilient homegrown hotel

They say men are firm but women are more compassionate and well-organized. In this age when...

THE ECONOMY

Maharlika Investment Corp. eyes investment in renewable energy

The Maharlika Investment Corporation (MIC), which governs the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF), will likely make its first investment in...

PROPERTY

Aeon Luxe Properties wins top honors  at Carousell Property Awards 2023

Aeon Luxe Properties Inc. (ALPI) has proven once and for all its might in the property sector. The real estate powerhouse has clinched the title...

VANTAGE POINTS

THINK ON THESE: Gratitude in action

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say, ‘Thank you?’” – William Arthur Ward *** In everything, the Holy...

Kuwentong Peyups atbp.: “No to Cha Cha” in UP Fair and Oblation Run

“No to Charter Change (Cha Cha)” reverberated during the recent two main events in the Diliman campus of the University of...

EDITORIAL: One Senate voice

In a rare gesture of unity, the Philippine Senate's 24 members broke its silence on the controversial People's Initiative that has been mobilizing around the country. The senators signed a manifesto on Tuesday rejecting the people's initiative that seeks to dilute the Chamber's role in future efforts to change the Constitution. The Senators are one in saying the PI is a sinister plot to amend the Philippine Constitution by eliminating the Senate in the equation. In its...

HEALTH

HEALTH: HIV AIDS is no longer a death sentence

Department of Health 11 (DOH 11) bares that Davao City has the highest cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Davao Region. LEAN DAVAL JR
Richard Navarro (not his real name) is a public senior high school teacher in Digos City, the capital of Davao del Sur. Navarro teaches accountancy and business and management strands. In an interview, he said he grew up under the care of his mother, who’s...

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT: Philippines more prone to climate change consequences

This one is for Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: Too much rain and floods during the summer season and scorching heat of the sun during the rainy season. What is happening to our weather these days? According to experts, this is due to climate...

AGRI TRENDS

AGRI TRENDS: Tobacco is not just for smoking

The plant was intended for healing. But when it was discovered by the outside world, it was used for entertainment and other purposes. Tobacco, known in the science world as Nicotiana tabacum, is a case in point. In the Amazon, where it originated, tobacco...

FEATURES

FEATURE: Reimagining urban life with Aeon Bleu

It’s been a long and winding road for homegrown developer Aeon Luxe Properties Incorporated (ALPI) to take. Finally, it has reached its destination. What used to be just a dream has now become a reality as ALPI officially broke ground for its newest project in...

BIGGER PICTURE

BIGGER PICTURE: Is waste-to-energy a waste of energy?

While Waste-to-energy facilities seem ideal, it does come with serious drawbacks: they are expensive. Incinerating waste requires costly infrastructure and highly trained staff to operate it, entailing significant financial outlay. In Davao City alone, the proposed WTE facility costs P6 Billion and calls for at least P3.5 billion counterpart from the government for its implementation.

IN PICTURES

A florist arranges a bouquet of roses at the San Pedro Flower Bouquets Market along San Pedro Street in Davao City a day before Valentine's Day. LEAN DAVAL JR
A pump attendant fills a "trisikel" with gasoline at a gasoline station in Matina, Davao City. Oil prices are up again in the first week of February, marking the fifth straight week of upward adjustments for both gasoline and diesel, and the second for kerosene. LEAN DAVAL JR
Teenagers living at Jade Valley Subdivision in Brgy. Tigatto, Buhangin, Davao City wade through flood waters and seem to ignore the difficult circumstances they are facing as their community is still flooded on Friday after the Davao River overflowed due to days of continuous rain brought about by the trough of a low pressure area (LPA). LEAN DAVAL JR

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Bai Chromatica exhibit celebrates women and their colorful worlds

Dabawenyo women’s artist group Bai Hinang, returns to the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao with the launch of it’s Women’s Month art exhibit, Bai Chromatica last March 15, 2022 after almost two years of absence due to the pandemic.  Featuring Davao artists, Dadai Joaquin, Trixie Borbon, Tanya Gaisano Lee, Amor delos Santos, Jing C. Rabat, Aimee...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Maya on the Block: Stepping into the Year of the Dragon fashion trends

New Year resolution? How about a fresh outlook and brand new fashion. This year's trends started to take shape following Ayala Malls Abreeza’s Lookbook Fashion Trends Outlook 2024: Unveiling the Latest Style Trends fashion show on January 27, 2024. The show gave everyone a glimpse of 2024’s hottest fashion style to slay all year long. It...

GAME CHANGERS

COMPETITIVE EDGE

SPORTS

JABONG! Valentine’s Day golf

“I love you more than you love golf”, says the note on top of my golf set. I noticed that piece of paper at...

JABONG! Levelling the playing field

What makes golf different from other sports? Too many factors if you ask me but the most glaring is the way that it promotes...

PSC expects resolution of row with world anti-doping body

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is extremely confident the brewing issue with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which has placed the country under threat of suspension from international competitions, will be resolved sooner than expected. PSC chair Richard Bachmann and executive director Paulo Tatad, together with Philippine National Anti-Doping Organization (Phi-Nado) officer Nathan Vasquez, made...

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